1 Dollar "Gobrecht Dollar"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1836
Value 1 Dollar (1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.8924) (.1076 copper)
Weight 26.96 g
Diameter 39.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Number N# 22797
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 59.1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
KM# 59.2
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Seated Liberty

Lettering:
LIBERTY
C. GOBRECHT F.
1836

Engraver: Christian Gobrecht/Thomas Sully

Reverse

Eagle flying left on field of 26 stars

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ONE DOLLAR

Engraver: Christian Gobrecht/Titian Peale

Edge

Plain

Mint

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

Comments

These coins were produced under the US Coinage Act of 2 Apr. 1792 defining a standard weight of 416 grains and a silver content of 371¼ grains, hence the unusual .8924 fineness.









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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1836  1 000 80% KM#59.1
1836  40% KM#59.2, restrike (eagle flying in plain field)
1836  0% Other restrikes not listed in SCWC (see comments)

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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